Gambling News 13th December, 2012

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INTERNET DOMINATES GAMBLING TRENDS FOR 2013

13th December, 2012 at 07:00:55
Spectrum's annual assessment shows the growing influence of internet and mobile channels

The independent research and professional services company Spectrum Gaming Group has released its ninth annual list tracking 21 leading trends for the forthcoming year in the gambling industry...and internet and mobile features prominently in almost half of its predictions.

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NEW MOBILE HTML5 GAMES FROM MICROGAMING

13th December, 2012 at 07:00:55
Three new offerings join a mobile suite that now numbers 19

The Isle of Man-based online and mobile gambling software developer, Microgaming, announced a trio of new HTML5 mobile games for December on Thursday. The new additions will bring the MGS suite of HTML5 games for mobile to 19.

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I.G.T. AND PADDY POWER IN MOBILE GAMES DEAL

13th December, 2012 at 07:00:55
Paddy Power the first OpenBet customer to integrate via IGT rgsCasino for mobile

International Game Technology has inked a deal that will see it provide mobile games to Irish online and land gambling group Paddy Power in a significant extension to the companies' existing partnership.

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BETFAIR RELEASES HALF YEAR RESULTS

13th December, 2012 at 07:00:55
Changes and re-focusing in major online gambling group

One of the largest operators in the online gambling industry, Betfair plc, released its interim results for the six months ended 31 October 2012 on Thursday, showcasing important changes and commitments to growth for its investors.

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LOTTOMATICA WITHDRAWING FROM OPAP GAMBLING CONSORTIUM

13th December, 2012 at 07:00:55
Offer price increase has exceeded group's investment limits, says source

The improved Euro 190 million offer for a 12 year exclusive Greek lottery licence made by sole bidder the OPAP consortium (see previous reports) has prompted one member, Lottomatica, to announce its intention to withdraw from the consortium, reports the Reuters news agency.

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CANADIANS WANT SINGLE EVENT SPORTS BETTING

13th December, 2012 at 02:16:39
Latest poll shows that 64 percent of adult respondents want Joe Comartin's bill to pass

A significant proportion of adult Canadians support the passage of MP Joe Comartin's Bill C-290, which would legalise single-event sports betting in Canada, the latest Ipsos Reid survey has found.

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NET ENTERTAINMENT IN GAMES PARTNERSHIP WITH PADDY POWER

13th December, 2012 at 02:16:39
Irish online bookie to expand choice of gaming content

The Swedish online gambling software and game developer Net Entertainment announced Thursday that it has signed a partnership agreement that will see it deliver a range of high quality browser and mobile gaming content to Paddy Power's gaming portal from year end 2012.

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